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Vice President Vietnam Nguyen Thi Doan visit India

Mrs Nguyen Thi Doan,Vice-President of Vietnam is scheduled meets with Indian Vice President Shri Mohamed Ansari,Foreign Minister Shri S.M.Krishna.She will also meet with the leaders of several Indian political parties.

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan along with a top-level delegation visits India on a five-day official visit to India at the invitation Vice President Shri Mohamed Ansari.

Vice President of Vietnam accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Duc Hoa, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Vinh Hien, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai, Deputy Director of the Government Office Nguyen Huu Luc and more than 50 Vietnamese business delgates held business meet with FICCI on Thursday October 1, at Federation House New Delhi.The Business Meet,Mrs Doan’s visit aims to underline Vietnam’s consistent policy of consolidating and strengthening its time-honoured relations of friendship and …

US Mission Aghanistan

2009-10-01 05:48:14 - US President Barack Obamab has met Vice President Joe Biden, Defence Secretary Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Commander US forces in Afghanistan - General Stanley McChrystal warned that the mission could fail without more resources. He has already spelt out that he wants more boots on the ground. Reports suggest he wants up to 40,000 more troops. US mission Afghanistan reviewed by US President Barack Obama for their commitment to dismantle the Al-Qaeda network which is creating difficult times with more problems to the NATO alliance in fighting in rocky terrain unfamiliar to the allied forces. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Secretary General has assured US President Barack Obama that the alliance in Afghanistan lasts as long as it took to finish its mission of dismantling the Al-Qaeda network there'Our operation in Afghanistan is not America's responsibility or burden alone: it is and it will remain a team effort,said during hi…

Two more storms to hit Philippine

Two more storms to hit Philippine:Storm “Ondoy”,put Manila town and its surrounding araes,the death toll to 250 and 40 others missing.The Residents are in process of dug out their homes after the mud has engulfed to make it habitable after rain hit severe damages.Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro said Troops, police and volunteers already rescued more than 12,359 people.Storm killed at least 250 people and left nearly 400,000 homeless in the Philippines at the weekend, when experts called a weaker tropical storm.

Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) forecaster Connie Dadivas said the two weather disturbances are likely to enter Philippine territory late Wednesday or Thursday after Ondoy out of the country tropical storm.

Robert Sawi, senior weather forecaster at Pagasa said the chances for the tropical depression, which would be named “Peping” when it enters the Philippines this afternoon.

Ondoy wrecked havoc damaging billions worths of…

Iran test-fires longest-range sajjil missile

September 28 (RIA Novosti) - Iran has test launched the longest-range missile in its arsenal as tensions grow with the West over its nuclear program, national media said on Monday.Iran test-fired a Sajjil surface-to-surface missile with a range of up to 2,000-2,500 kilometers, capable of striking Israel and parts of Europe.

The Islamic Republic started on Sunday large-scale missile drills, and has already conducted night-time test launches of the Shahab class short- and medium range ballistic missiles with multiple warheads.

The third stage of the Great Prophet IV exercises involved the launch of Shahab-1, Shahab-2 and Shahab-3 missiles with ranges of 350 km (217 miles) and 750 km (466 miles), and 2,100 km (1,300 miles), respectively.

During the first stage, Iran successfully tested short-range ground-to-ground Fateh-110, Tondar-69, and Zelzal-type missiles.

Jose Socrates re-elected to govern Portugal

2009-09-28 06:48:16 - The main opposition party headed by conservative leader Manuela Ferreira Leite has conceded defeat.
"The people have spoken with a clear voice. The PS has been re-elected to govern Portugal," said Socrates at an election party in Lisbon.

The center-left Socialist Party of Portugal has won a clear victory in the sunday country's parliamentary elections.Socialist party failed to defend its absolute majority after campaigning for a major public works program to create jobs.
Portugal's ruling Socialist Party, leader Jose Socrates, continue to be in power the premier re-elected following Sunday's parliamentary elections.

Fag end of Votes counted the center-left Socialists
polled more than thirty six percent of the vote, and its opposition party center-right Social Democratic Party held twenty nine percent.Voter turnout was estimated at around 60 percent. About 9.5 million Portuguese were eligible to vote for candidates in the 230-seat parliament.